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Throwback Thursday: July 1988

The Specialized Stumpjumper Epic of 1988 had carbon fiber frame tubes and Biopace chainrings. They only made 400 of this model that year. It was priced at $2400. We're not sure now who the test rider was on the Stumpjumper Epic, but…
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What Are Wide Trail Tires?

The bicycle industry has reinvented the wheel multiple times over the past couple years, looking to find the perfect tire and rim size for everyday trail riders. Plus-sized tires (2.8- to 3.25-inch wide tires) quickly grew in popularity…
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Maxxis Opens Its 2015 Sponsorship Program

Looking to be sponsored by Maxxis? They're accepting applications for their 2015 sponsorship program. The application period runs from September 1 through October 31. Riders, drivers, teams and event coordinators in auto, ATV, motorcycle…
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Trail Tested: WTB Trail Boss Tires

Creating a tire that is as versatile as the trail bikes it is designed for is a tall order. To be a standout performer in the mountain bike world, a tire has to carefully balance grip, rolling resistance, weight and…
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Tire Tips From Kenda

Pretty great tips from Kenda Tires: 1. Always run tires in the direction that the arrow on the sidewall indicates. Running a tire backwards may gain traction when pedaling, but often it greatly sacrifices braking and cornering…
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